How to Make Chinese Crown Knot Earrings with Beads Step By Step
Summary: Learn to make macramé earrings in this tutorial! This tutorial will show you how to braid Chinese crown knot earrings with beads step by step.
How to make a pair of agaric-like earrings with threads and beads? This tutorial will give you an excellent answer! Chinese crown knots construct the cap and beaded wire is used to imitate its stalk.
Necessities for Chinese crown knot earrings:
2mm black nylon thread
0.8mm black brass wire
0.5mm black brass wire
Morning glory black glass beads
6mm round faceted black glass beads
Orange electroplate glass beads
Round nose plier
Flat nose plier
How to make Chinese crown knot earrings with beads step by step:
Step 1: Braid agaric’s cap
1st, fetch two 50cm pieces of black thread;
2nd, braid one Chinese crown knot;
3rd, slide a jump ring onto one strand;
4th, continue to braid Chinese crown knots;
5th, when the braided length reaches about 6cm, slide another jump ring;
6th, tie square knots and cut off excess thread;
7th, melt the thread ends with lighter.
Step 2: Bead agaric’s stalk
1st, cut a 12cm length of 0.8mm brass wire;
2nd, loop one end with round nose;
3rd, string a morning glory bead, 5 round faceted beads and a morning glory bead in order;
4th, cut off excess wire and loop the other end;
5th, cut a 15cm length of 0.5mm brass wire and thread it through an orange bead;
6th, use “covering a briolette” technique to make the pendant;
7th, combine the cap with stalk by jump ring;
8th, attach pendant onto jump ring.
Step 3: Finish the agaric earrings
Use a jump ring to connect ear hook to agaric pendant.
The Chinese crown knot earrings will look like this:
Tada! I have done the Chinese crown knot earrings! Many kinds of agarics are precious foods from Nature, which is great pattern that is often utilized in jewelry making.